Dallas Needs $900 Million in Street Repairs (Or Lower Standards)

A recent report to Dallas’ Transportation and Trinity River Project Committee estimated the cost of bringing its streets to its minimum standards at $900 million.

The Dallas City Council set a goal in 2006 to maintain its streets at an overall level of 87 percent satisfaction, as polled by residents in each of the city’s neighborhoods. A recent reports has estimated the cost to bring the city’s streets back to that threshold would be $900 million over the next four years, according to an article by Robert Wilonsky.

The article examines how the city should tackle the problem. Possibilities include targeted investments or lowering the city’s standards.

Full Story: Dallas needs to spend more than $900 million to repair its streets. Or it could just lower the passing grade


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